Meaning of “crop” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /krɒp/
to sow cropsThe crops were damaged by rats and other pests.A severe drought ruined the crops.The rains nurtured the newly planted crops.Farmers usually rotate their crops to improve the soil.

B1 a plant such as a grain, fruit, or vegetable that is grown in large amounts by farmers


B1 the amount of plants of a particular type that are produced at one time:

We had a record crop of grapes this year.
a crop of sth

a group of the same type of things or people that exist at the same time:

He's one of the current crop of young Italian artists.
→ See also cash crop

(Definition of “crop noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)